Friday, August 28, 2009

Exciting Books and Workbooks for Your Reading Program

Are you looking for a reading program that will excite your struggling, reluctant, and proficient readers, all at the same time? Then the action-adventure & mystery books by Max Elliot Anderson could be exactly what you’re looking for…especially for the boys in your classroom.

Children report that reading one of these books is like being in an exciting or scary movie.

That’s partly because Mr. Anderson has been involved in the production of films, television commercials, and video programs for his entire life.

He also grew up as a struggling, reluctant reader himself.

His books have already been used successfully with students for nearly six years.

Each book has a workbook available. In addition to a teacher’s section with all the answers, the workbook contains the following:

Chapter tests

Vocabulary lessons for each chapter

Find-a-word page for each chapter

Crossword puzzle page for each chapter

Books are available from the publisher,, the author, or Barnes & Noble. Libraries can order books from Baker & Taylor. (see addresses and links below)

Workbooks are available only from the publisher (see addresses and links below)

NORTH WOODS POACHERS $10.95 0-9729256-8-6
The Washburn families have been coming to the same cabins, on the same lake, catching the same fish, for about as long as Andy can remember. And he's sick of it. This summer would be different he decided. Only he never imagined how different. The story is filled with excitement, danger, humor, and drama. In the end, Andy learns the concepts of family tradition, that God loves justice while He hates injustice, and it is important to follow the rules. Readers will enjoy the gigantic, jet-powered floatplane, computers, home made radio transmitter, and naturally, no one will ever forget Big Wally. He’s a fish of course.

MOUNTAIN CABIN MYSTERY $10.95 0-9729256-3-5
Scott and his friends had dreamed and prepared for their first wilderness camping adventure. When they become separated from their group in a mountain fog, trouble begins. There was that bear, the decrepit suspension bridge over a bottomless gorge, the sheer cliff in the dark, those terrorists in the remote cabin, the Army, the helicopter ride, and…
This story reminds us what happens if one of God's lambs is lost.

BIG-RIG RUSTLERS $10.95 0-9752880-1-6
Todd and Amanda live with their parents in a Midwestern city. The family doesn’t go to church. The children are invited to visit their uncle, aunt, and cousin Drew, on their Wyoming ranch over spring break. Todd learns, in a unique way, why stealing is wrong. He decides to choose a new path for his life because of his uncle’s Christian example. A band of high-tech cattle rustlers are caught, revealing that Todd was also wrong about Travis, a shadowy character.
Read about the round up, rattlesnake, and rustlers.

THE SECRET OF ABBOTT'S CAVE $10.95 0-9752880-0-8
A detective, a police scanner, and a cave offered possibilities for danger and excitement. Who are the real heroes in America? Randy and his friends pooled their resources to go cave exploring, discovered the hidden loot from a bank robbery, and learned they weren't heroes at all.

LEGEND OF THE WHITE WOLF $10.95 0-9752880-3-2
They didn’t call him a liar; they just couldn’t believe his story. Brian Fisher was determined to prove it was true even though it involved the risk to his own safety. His rescue of a wolf pup from a steel trap results in a mysterious relationship with surprising results. The story is set in the lower elevations near Yellowstone

NEWSPAPER CAPER $10.95 0-9729256-4-3
(Currently out of print - 2nd printing planned) Tom Stevens was a super salesman. He and his friends delivered newspapers early every morning. Along their route, the boys often saw some pretty strange things. Then one day they actually became the story. Readers will like the humor, attack dogs, car thieves, and the chop shop Tom and the others uncover. This story reminds us of how important friendship is. It also teaches God isn't just for emergencies. He wants to guide our lives every day.

TERROR AT WOLF LAKE $10.95 0-9729256-6-X
(Currently out of print - 2nd printing planned)
Eddy Thompson was known for one thing and one thing only. Eddy was a cheater. He cheated on anything, anytime, anywhere, until something happened up at Wolf Lake. It wasn’t the brutal cold. It wasn’t when he fell through the ice. It wasn’t even when two scary men arrived at their remote cabin. What happened would change Eddy’s life…forever. (currently out of print)

To help you decide which titles will work best for your young readers, see over 50 pages of reviews at

You already know that reading is critically important in the education of children. Now you have books available that are proven to attract young readers, and hold their attention to the very last word, on the very last page, of the very last chapter.

Each book is bigger with larger type, humor, lots of dialog, shorter sentences, and heart-pounding action. The stories include moral, character, and spiritual principles that reviewers report are not preachy, and in books that don’t talk down to the reader.

And remember, readers are the leaders others follow.

To order signed books $10.95 each plus $5 shipping/handling for up to 3 books, $10 for 4 or more books.

Max Elliot Anderson
P O Box 4126
Rockford, IL 61110

Baker Trittin Press books and workbooks

Baker Trittin Press
PO Box 277
Winona Lake, IN 46590


Dorothy Massey said...

These books sound perfect for my son who loves books but is dyslexic so finds reading difficult. I'll read the reviews ad choose some for presents for him. Dorothy Massey

max said...

Thank you Dorothy. If you have any questions, let me know.